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Mar 18, 2013 11:30am PDT
with the postmaster john about the concerns? >> i did. he says he is optimistic about the future of the postal service and says the business is facing trying times like any other company and they are trying to make responsible decisions in the face of big losses. they have lost 27 percent of mail volume. but look at this video in the last hour. it is postal workers and their supporters taking aim at companies that send a lot of mail, catalogs and advertisements on how to reach more customers. but these workers are concerned about the dismantling of the postal service with closures of the small branches and their plan to cut saturday delivery service. >> we are bringing it to the attention of the public. this is the issue. we would like to keep our services and our building. >> our people do a great job. we have never laid anyone off. we allowed overtime to run out. we have use the things like buyouts for our employees but never laid them off. we very responsible employer and we will continue to do that. >> meanwhile, the postal service is criticize god spending at the forum $2 million over four days h
Mar 20, 2013 12:00am PDT
to prevent another tragedy. john alston is in the newsroom with what happened. and john the fallout? >> as the day progressed the pentagon put a stop to all military use of 60 millimeter mortars until an investigation determines they are safe. the moratorium looks at the batch used at the hawthorne depot where a mortar exploded yesterday killing seven marines and injuring seven others. hawthorne, nevada is a military town, and with so many marines killed and injured at once, the vigil is a community affair. >> because of men and women like these dedicated young marines, we live in a land of freedom, peace and justice. may our ceremonies deepen reverence from these comrades. >> they were from camp lejeune. they were at the army depot in the nevada desert training for warfare when a 60 millimeter mortar exploded in a launching tube. >> every loss of life is heartbreaking. whether that occurs in afghanistan, hawthorne, nevada, north carolina or anywhere else. >> this shows how troops launch mortars, although this is not video from the army base. miss fires can be stuck in the tube. the
Mar 19, 2013 11:30am PDT
with john travolta showing her evolution from young newly wed to sleek style. >> she was gorgeous. >> she made everything look gorgeous. >> just beautiful. >> that will do it for us. from all of us at abc7 news thanks for joining us. captioned by, closed captioning services, inc.
Mar 23, 2013 12:00am PDT
. john alston is live on north first street. >> reporter: san jose's tenth homicide of the year took place not far from the santa clara government building. they have ended their door-to-door search and we talked to the young man who tried to save the 29-year-old woman. >> the brutal stabbing happened in broad daylight just after 2:30 in the afternoon in a parking lot next to the togo sachbd witch shop. he was eating there and rushed out to help the woman who was slashed on her neck and arms. >> i held her head up and kept pressure on it. can you give me any name and she couldn't really took. >> he was covered in blood when paramedics arrived. >> it was horrible for her to have to die that way. by me being there it wasn't that bad way to die. >> he was doing handy work and had to convince police he was not the killer. real culprit hopped a fence and ran through the neighborhood where they found blood in front of some homes. >> we've been told to stay in our house and with doors and windows locked. >> police went door to door checking dozens of houses, garages and other possible hidin
Mar 18, 2013 9:00pm PDT
: bike riders are thrilled to be able to board whenever they want. john coal usually can't go straight home after work because his bike isn't allowed on board at that time. >> makes me wait another 20 minutes. about kind of hard. >>reporter: bart tried allowing bike on friday last august and resulted in a dead tie. >> we had 37 percent opposed to change the rules. and 37 percent for changing the rules. so that's why bart needs the second test. >>reporter: officials highly recommend that riders participate in the survey after this test week. saying the bart board will pay close attention to rider feedback. >> i think they really want to see how this test week goes but we do have many board members that are passionate about bike just as our cyclist are. >>reporter: input really could help break a tie in this situation so bart has an on line survey to parts in or phone number to call. all that information is on our web site. survey available until april third. this is abc 7 fuss. >> launched then months ago but officials are already trying to figure out how to keep the ferry servi
Mar 19, 2013 12:00am PDT
show goers still outraged and the singer already paying appraise. john is here with the story. >> fans of my shell were simply expecting to enjoy one of the favorite singers but instead they walked out in disgust about an hour that the music. and she did something it never did before. it stopped a show. ♪ there's one thing. >>reporter: starting in the 80's michelle shock built a reputation as alternative folk singer later became a born again christian. last night on this stage in san francisco, she developed a new reputation in just minutes. >> yes, i was offended. >>reporter: james patterson among the 200 patrons who watch the singer launch into anti-gay rant. >> that when they stop proposition 8 and priest are forced at gun point to marry gay people, then that will lead to the downfall of civilization and jesus will return. >>reporter: employee at the club were stunned. marketing director lisa got a call at home about shock was saying. >> hypocracy of the bible. talking about the rap tourist coming. the end of days are hear. and she said god hates. >>reporter: singer then
Mar 20, 2013 9:00pm PDT
are delaying a debate over equal access to the bathroom. john cavanagh wants to make it illegal for transagainer people to use the bathroom of their choice without the proper are paper work like a birth cert cal transgender people would face six months in jail and a $2,500 fine. >>> now, to the america's cup. even though the event is scaled down dramatically some homeowners are still hoping to make a nice pile of money this summer. that story from carolyn tyler. >> julie and peter have every reason to toast. they recently bought this beautiful 2 bedroom two and a half bath penthouse along the embarcadero but they are moving out this summer. >> we felt like it was a great opportunity to travel for two or three months. >> while they travel around italy they hope someone will travel to san francisco to watch the premier sailing event and rent their home for $25,000 a month. >> we are not trying to make a living doing this. if it works out, great. you know, if it doesn't it doesn't. >> ma ren county wants to get in on the cataba sherrod martin objection, too. you can rent a two bedr
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